James Vasile of the Software Freedom Law Center discusses several legal topics of interest to users of Free and Open Source Software. While version three of the GPL is now old news, there are still some points about it worth discussing, and many still have questions about what makes it different from previous versions of the widely-used GNU General Public License.
James also spoke to us about the interaction between licenses and communities.
* Software Freedom Law Center
* GNU General Public License v. 3 (GNU GPL)
* Dragging developers towards the core:
How the Free/Libre/Open Source Software community
enhances developers' contribution
About James Vasile:
James Vasile holds a Juris Doctor (JD) from Columbia Law School, where he was a member of the law review and a Stone Scholar. He also has a bachelor's degree in political science and economics from Fordham University. He spent several years in the litigation department of Cravath, Swaine & Moore, where he worked on a range of cases and dealt with a variety of new media issues. Vasile has also contributed code and documentation to numerous FOSS software projects. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York.
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